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Photos: Pit bull lovers show off their pets during author/advocate Ken Foster's Denver stop

Ken Foster, the New Orleans-based author of I'm a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America's Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet, spoke to a crowd of dog owners and advocates at the Tattered Cover Colfax last night. Foster's stop here was significant: Not only does Denver have a controversial breed ban on pit bulls, but on Saturday police officers shot a family dog that was part-pit bull in Commerce City. Here's how Foster began his talk: "Denver doesn't 'have' pit bulls, so I wasn't going to come through here..."
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